Fun Fall Events in West Michigan
October & November
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Local Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches:
Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo
4180 W. M-20, New Era. (231) 861-5730. Corn Maze opens in early September with other fall activities in full swing by mid-September. Featuring The Apple Express, Barrel Train, Pumpkin Moon Walk, jumping pillow, and pedal carts. U-pick apples and pumpkins for additional charge. Special music is performed some weekends. Visit VisitLewisFarms.com for more information.
8400 N. US 31, Free Soil. (231) 464-5534. Wagon rides, corn maze, u-pick pumpkin patch, apple cannons, and more. 11am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays from September 28th-October 27th. Visit OrchardMarket.us for more information.
Fun Fall Events Currently Scheduled in Mason County
Friday, September 27th-Saturday, September 28thOctoberfest Craft Beer & Music Festival in Downtown Ludington. Pub Crawl, Chili Walk, and Festival Tent. For tickets, visit eventbrite.com. For more information, visit downtownludington.org.
Sunday, September 29th, 3-4pm - Mason County Mutts Halloween Spooktacularat Medilodge of Ludington- 1000 E. Tinkham Ave. Bring your pets dressed in costume. Costume contest and lots of prizes.
Tuesday, October 1st, 3:30pmHalloween Hayride, Costume Contest and Potluck Dinner at Circle Rocking "S" Children's Farm- 5487 Tuttle Rd. in Free Soil. Space is limited so RSVP's must be made by September 27th. Bring treats, a dish to pass, and your own beverages and table service.
Friday, October 4th, 6-8pmMom & Me Ice Cream and Canvas, Spooky Edition with Inspired Parties at Kilwin's- 118 W. Ludington Ave. in Ludington. Tickets are $50 for two people, additional tickets are $20/each. Visit eventbrite.com to purchase tickets.
Friday, October 11th, 8pm-12amCreepshow Halloween Party at Johnny's Roadhouse- 2278 US 10 in Custer. $5 admission charge. Featuring live music by Pick Axe Preacher, Bog Wizard, and Minus 2. All ages welcome. Costume contest.
Saturday, October 12th
Saturday, October 12th-Sunday, October 13thFall Fest Weekend at Mason County Reformed Church- 45 S. Amber Rd. in Ludington. Admission is free and open to the public. Saturday from 6-8pm: free live music and chili cookoff. Sunday from 12-2pm- Pig Roast and family fun!
October 18th, 19th, 25th, & 26th; 7-11pmCamp Sauble Cages of Carnage Haunted Prison- 4058 E. Free Soil Rd. in Free Soil. $10/person entry fee benefits local fire departments. Not recommended for small children.
Saturday, October 19th, Beginning at DarkHaunted Hayride to benefit Connexion Point, Inc. at Cartier Park- 1254 N. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington. $5/person or $20/family. Not recommended for small children.
Wednesday, October 23rd, 4:45pmHalloween Hustle 1-Mile Race beginning at the Cartier Park Gazebo- 1254 N. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington. 1 Mile Fun Run for students in Grades K-5 at Cartier Park. Runners will begin and end at the gazebo. Drivers must enter from Lakeshore Drive. Rain date is Thursday, October 24, 2019.
Thursday, October 24th-Sunday, October 27thFrankenstein at West Shore Community College. Thursday-Saturday performances begin at 7pm and Sunday matinee begins at 2pm. This production is recommended for those age 13 and up. Tickets can be purchased at mynorthtickets.com.
October 25th, 26th, & 30th- 7-10pm; October 31st- 6-10pm;Harvey's Haunted Garage - 320 S. Madison Ave. in Custer. Haunted maze, family friendly, and free for all.
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Saturday, October 26th
Thursday, October 31st
Saturday, November 2nd, 9:30pm-1:30amHalloween Party at SandBar- 203 S. James St. in Ludington. Live music by Eyes12.
Fun Fall Events Currently Scheduled in Oceana County
Weekends in September-OctoberSpecial Event Weekends at Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo- 4180 W. M-20 in New Era.
Saturday, September 28thSam Adams Steinfest at Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar- 2501 Wilson Rd. in Silver Lake. Keg Rolling/Throwing, Stein Hoisting, and more!
Every Saturday in October, 8-11pmShadows in the Shedd- 265 E. Tyler Rd. in Hart. Three attractions for $10: the Carnival Tunnel, The Maze of Dr Morell and The SHEDD.
Saturdays from October 5th-26thHaunted Acres at 7970 W. Park Rd. in New Era. Corn maze and zombie shooting gallery. Three attractions: Field of Screams, Corn Maze Craze, and Zombie Paintball. $20 to enter. Fresh cider, food, and merchandise available for purchase. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Free parking.
Friday, October 11th-Saturday, October 12thOktoberfest in Downtown Pentwater. Bingo, Comedy Night, Kids Activities, Entertainment Tent, and more.
Thursday, October 24th, 9pm-2amHalloween Party at Murphy's Tavern- 8848 80th Ave. in Pentwater. Prizes for best costumes, giveaways, candy and festive fun drink and shot specials. Must be 21 to enter. Grand prize is an exclusive Happy Hour Party with a complimentary hot and cold buffet and a free drink for the first 10 of your guests.
Friday, October 25th-Saturday, October 26thHalloween at the Ranch at Double JJ Resort- 5900 Water Rd. in Rothbury. Tons of kids activities, Karaoke Saturday from 5-7pm, DJ Glow Party Saturday from 7-11pm, and more. Visit doublejj.com for more information.
Saturday, October 26th, 5pm-2amHalloween Party at The Boathouse Bar & Grille- 5164 W. Monroe Rd. in Pentwater. Costume Contest, Games, Halloween Drinks, and Karaoke.
Fun Fall Events Currently Scheduled in Manistee County
Fridays and Saturdays through October, 7:30-10:30pmManistee's Ghost Ship on the S.S. City of Milwaukee historic carferry. This is a truly thrilling and scary adventure. Travel through five decks and 72 stairs, some quite steep. For more information, visit Carferry.com or call (231) 723-3587. Located at 99 Arthur Street (US 31).
Saturday, October 12th, 10am-3pmOnekama Fall Festival at Onekama Village Park. Craft and food vendors, inflatables, kids activities, fun run, pet parade, and more! Visit onekama.info for more information.
Saturday, October 26th
Boos, Brews, & Brats at the Manistee Elks- 432 River St. Costume contests for children and adults, music by Sunset Groove, homemade brats and delicous beer.
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For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.